NBC Sports Network to Televise Men's Basketball vs. Harvard; Game Time Changes to 8 p.m.
Nov. 2, 2012
PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's men's basketball game against Harvard on November 20 at Hagan Arena will now be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network, it was announced today. Because of the broadcast, the starting time will change to 8 p.m. (from 7:30 p.m.)
There are two more additions to the Hawks' television schedule - Dec. 31 at Drexel and Feb. 13 vs. Richmond - which will both be televised locally in Philadelphia on The Comcast Network.
Saint Joseph's now has 15 games slated to be televised this season, including 12 that will be broadcast nationally.
SJU's games on television are: Nov. 16 vs. Notre Dame - truTV (9:30 p.m.); Nov. 17 vs. BYU/Notre Dame - truTV (7/9:30 p.m.); Nov. 20 vs. Harvard - NBC Sports Network (8 p.m.); Dec. 1 at Creighton - ESPN3 (3 p.m.); Dec. 11 at Villanova - ESPNU (7 p.m.); Dec. 31 at Drexel - The Comcast Network (4 p.m.); Jan. 17 at VCU - CBS Sports Network (9 p.m.); Jan. 19 vs. Penn - ESPNU (5 p.m.); Jan. 26 vs. Xavier - CBS Sports Network (6 p.m.); Feb. 2 vs. Temple - CBS Sports Network (6 p.m.); Feb. 6 at Dayton - The Comcast Network (7 p.m.); Feb. 9 at Massachusetts - ESPN2 (2 p.m.); Feb. 16 at La Salle - NBC Sports Network (1 p.m.); Feb. 23 vs. George Washington - The Comcast Network (4 p.m.); Feb. 27 at Saint Louis - CBS Sports Network (8 p.m.)
The Atlantic 10 Conference has secured a new eight-year partnership with ESPN, CBS Sports Network and NBC Sports Group for its media and television rights, which will begin in 2013-14. The NBC Sports Group agreement, which is the first between the A-10 and the new network, includes a package for this season.
As part of the NBC Sports Group, the NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus) is the 24/7 cable platform for NBC Sports' rich heritage. Now in more than 75 million homes, NBC Sports Network serves sports fans by airing coverage of the Olympic Games and Trials as well as the NHL, MLS, IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France, major college football, basketball and hockey, and horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown and other events.